Upshur County, Texas Population 2024

43,842

Upshur County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 43,842 with a growth rate of 1.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Upshur County, Texas is the 79th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 39,372 and has seen a growth of 11.35% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202947,2276771.45%
202846,5506771.48%
202745,8736771.5%
202645,1966771.52%
202544,5196771.54%
202443,8426771.57%
202343,1656771.59%
202242,4886771.62%
202141,8117731.88%
202041,038-667-1.6%
201941,7055551.35%
201841,150470.11%
201741,1032960.73%
201640,8074641.15%
201540,343400.1%
201440,3035341.34%
201339,769-152-0.38%
201239,9211930.49%
201139,7283560.9%
201039,372
199031,3702,7759.7%
198028,5957,61936.32%
197020,9761,1835.98%
196019,793-1,029-4.94%
195020,822-5,356-20.46%
194026,1783,88117.41%
193022,297-175-0.78%
192022,4722,51212.59%
191019,9603,69422.71%
190016,2663,57128.13%
189012,6952,42923.66%
188010,266-1,773-14.73%
187012,0391,39413.1%
186010,6457,251213.64%
18503,394-43,833-92.81%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.57% (677)
County Website
Upshur County
State
Texas
County Seat
2020 Population
41,038
Area
583 mi²
Density
75 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
6.83% (2,804)
Founded
1846

Upshur County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White34,59883.85%
Black or African American3,0917.49%
Two or more races2,3545.71%
Other race9242.24%
Asian2130.52%
Native American560.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander250.06%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Upshur County, Texas Population by Race

Upshur County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Upshur County, Texas Median Age

40.9

Total

39.4

Male

42.1

Female

Upshur County, Texas Adults

There are 31,437 adults, (7,540 of whom are seniors) in Upshur County, Texas.

Upshur County, Texas Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Upshur County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female20,74750.28%
Male20,51449.72%

Upshur County, Texas Population by Age

Upshur County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,9692.7278.321.7
Married8,1193.2186.413.6
Non Family4,1051.2471.728.3
Female1,8923.526535
Male8533.4462.437.6
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3.2

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Upshur County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Upshur County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Upshur County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.45%.

Upshur County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,035

Average Earnings

$55,613

Average Male

$31,544

Average Female

Upshur County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Upshur County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Upshur County, Texas Language

94.86% of Upshur County, Texas residents speak only English, while 5.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.57% of the population.

Upshur County, Texas Language

Upshur County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White32,0884,30113.4%
Black3,03067622.31%
Hispanic3,76458015.41%
Multiple2,29228212.3%
Other89718420.51%
Asian2068340.29%
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14.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.62%

Male Poverty Rate

15.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Upshur County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Upshur County, Texas is Asian, with 40.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Upshur County, Texas is Multiple, with 12.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.41%.

Upshur County, Texas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.87%
High School15.48%
Some College12.01%
Bachelors or Greater3.45%
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Upshur County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed55.36%
Male Unemployed24.1%
Female Employed8.56%
Male Employed6.54%
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Upshur County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Upshur County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Upshur County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Upshur County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Upshur County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Upshur County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Upshur County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,832

Number of Veterans

2,668

Male Veterans

164

Female Veterans

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Upshur County, Texas Veterans by War

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Upshur County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Upshur County, Texas Veterans by Race

Upshur County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Upshur County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Upshur County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Upshur County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Upshur County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.15%

Born in Upshur County, Texas

96.65%

Native Born

3.35%

Foreign Born

1.94%

Non Citizen

1.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.65% of Upshur County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 71.15% having been born in Texas. 1.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Upshur County, Texas Place of Birth

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